For Faculty/Advisors: Building Relationships with Faculty and Advisors

For Faculty/Advisors

IFSA-Butler highly values its relationships with faculty and study abroad advisors at colleges and universities throughout North America. Our program advisors, field directors and academic affairs staff collaborate regularly with international education professionals to ensure students have an enjoyable and academically fulfilling experience abroad. We hope this section will serve as a helpful resources for faculty, study abroad advisors and other professionals within the education field.

Advisor Portal Database
(to view IFSA-BUTLER Students)

Please login to the advisor portal to find student application information, sign program approvals and view course registration information.

If you have any questions or need a login, please contact Amy Bartnick Blume at

Please note that you will have separate passwords for each portal. You can request your password on the portal link if you have forgotten it.

Institute at the Institute 2017

Join us for the fifth summer Institute at the Institute, an intimate meeting for up-and-coming professionals that will explore, in-depth, a major topic in the field of education abroad. This year's topic isĀ Navigating Inclusive Excellence as a Professional in Education Abroad. Click here to download a flyer with more information.

The 2017 Institute at the Institute will take place in Indianapolis July 24-26. To apply for a place at the Institute, please forward the following to Amy Bartnick Blume at IFSA-Butler:

  • Letter of interest
  • Curriculum vitae

The application deadline is Friday, March 31. IFSA-Butler will review applicants and issue acceptances by April 15.

2017 IFSA-Butler Conference

conference thumbnailHow Do We Foster Inclusive Excellence in Education Abroad?
July 26-28, 2017
Alexander Hotel, Indianapolis

IFSA-Butler is committed to ensuring our programs and practices are inclusive, reflect the value we place on diverse perspectives, and support all learners who collectively enrich our educational communities. Join our discussion and contribute your knowledge to the topic of Inclusive Excellence in education abroad.

The conference will include workshops, Ted-style talks, lightning rounds and more.


  • Where Does Inclusion Start?
  • Acknowledging the "I" in Identity: Helping Students Navigate Identity-Based Experiences Abroad
  • Inclusive Excellence by Design: Leveraging Our Collective Diversity to Enhance Learning Abroad
  • How Do We Promote a Mission of Inclusion in a Climate of Exclusion?

For more information

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